Monthly Archives: December 2014
NHS workers on strike – views from the picket line at Gloucester Royal Hospital
Great video from Stroud Against Cuts about the ongoing fight by NHS workers against cuts On Monday 24th November 2014, workers in a variety of NHS fields (including midwives, occupational therapists, and mental health nurses) took part in strike action from 7am-11am. The strike was taken in pursuit of a 1% increase in pay (still […]
Free Education for all: no fees, no cuts and no debt!
Free Education for all: no fees, no cuts and no debt To: Secretary of State for Education, Nicky Morgan Guarantee free education and training for everyone at all levels from Primary School to Postgraduate, including Further Education Colleges, apprenticeships and all other work-related training opportunities, by providing adequate funding to all colleges, universities and other […]
Victory for fee-free cash machines campaign at University of Gloucestershire
The recently established Socialist Students at the University of Gloucestershire are celebrating their first victory in their ‘Students Before Profits’ campaign. The campaign aims to combat the influence of corporations on the university and improve the university facilities for students. Although there are cash machines on every campus, they charge £1.25 for each transaction, shoppers […]